I've already been four months in Colombia as a volunteer working with Alianza por la Solidaridad (ApS) in Tumaco (Colombia). Before arriving, I didn´t have a very accurate idea of what would be my tasks. But now, after this time, I can explain what I...

[gallery ids="2866"] by Erika Bozzato   as the final day is approaching, I am trying to take inventory of the experience, pondering its different aspects and challenges. It has definitely been a stimulating period, as I dived into a new country-unknown language-new habits experience. The language remained pretty much...

On my first mission on the field with Alianza por la Solidaridad we could briefly visit the Eperara Siapidara indigenous community that lives in “vereda” of Naya River, nice people and wonderful countryside. Eperara Siapidara is one of the 102 indigenous peoples in Colombia. For indigenous...

“Colombia es dos países en uno" (Colombia is two countries in one) was one of the first phrases we heard when Carmen, Laura, Jorge, Carlos, Carlos and I arrived in Colombia to start our volunteering work with Alianza por la Solidaridad (APS). This was how...

I arrived to Colombia 3 weeks ago and after two days in Bogota (the capital city) y travelled to my last destiny in the Pacific South coast, a town called Tumaco. The first days were especially intensive because everything is new. I didn’t know almost anybody...